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Sounds Like San Diego: December 23

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    NEWSLETTERS

    We're winding down toward Christmas, so there aren't a ton of choices on Sunday night, but if you had the foresight, you snagged your tickets early for the show at the Casbah with X. John Doe and Exene Cervenka have had plenty of time together onstage over the past 30-plus years, but in recent times they've been performing apart, so this is a rare night to catch the band in all its glory. I'm particularly excited about this show because they'll be joined by My Jerusalem, a band I've pushed in this column the two other times they've performed in San Diego in the past couple years. If you weren't able to get your tickets, Mini Death is a viable alternative over at Soda Bar, as is a Cash'd Out Christmas at the Belly Up.

    Sunday, Dec. 23:

    • X, My Jerusalem @ Casbah (sold out)
    • Mini Death, Dream Buddies, Shiva Trash @ Soda Bar
    • Cash’d Out Christmas, with Total Distortion @ Belly Up (9 p.m.)
    • Jose Sinatra’s O-B-Oke @ Winston’s
    • Days to Change, Black Water Soul, Little Red Lung @ The Griffin
    • Jacob Miranda, Roxy Moonslinger, Ed Ghost Tucker, Real Things Are Good, Rock Paper Tiger @ Ruby Room
    • Brandon Burrill, Joshua Taylor, Kyle Macneill @ Lestat’s
    • The Roman Watchdogs (CD release) @ House of Blues
    • Xmas Eve Eve II, with Elaina Dore @ House of Blues
    • The Mar Dels Christmas Matinee @ Belly Up (3 p.m.)
    • Happy Endings with DJs JoeMama and Tramlife @ Bar Pink
    • Hiroshima @ Anthology
    • Slower @ 710 Beach Club

    Rosemary Bystrak writes about the San Diego music scene, events and general musings about life in San Diego on San Diego: Dialed In. Follow her updates on Twitter or contact her directly.